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E.B. Bartels

E.B. Bartels is a nonfiction writer, a former Newtonville Books bookseller, and a GrubStreet instructor, with an MFA from Columbia. Her work has appeared in Salon, Slate, WBUR, Literary Hub, Catapult, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, and The Millions, among others. She is the author of Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter (Mariner Books/HarperCollins, 2022), a narrative nonfiction book about loving and losing animals, which has been featured in many media outlets including The Boston Globe,, and NPR's Here & Now. She also edits the interview series "Non-Fiction about Non-Humans" on the literary site Fiction Advocate. E.B. lives outside Boston with her husband, Richie, their dog, two tortoises, a small flock of pigeons, and a dozen fish.